Off-leash areas change for summer months |

Off-leash areas change for summer months

On Sunday, May 1, the off-leash areas in Whistler Park will shift. On June 9, the Butcherknife trail will no longer have school-hour leash restrictions.

At Whistler Park, the southeast section, which includes the sports fields and playground, will transition to an area where a leash is required. The west portion, which requires a leash in the winter due to elk habitat, moves to off leash.

Butcherknife’s school hour leash restrictions are removed while students are out of session, but will go back into effect in August. The only off-leash portion of the trail is from the bridge, to the ‘Y’ in the trail. All other areas are leash required.

Off-leash areas are clearly marked at entry and exit points.

Rita Valentine and Spring Creek also have off-leash areas for those looking to run their pups.

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